Two Jasper County high school seniors recently were awarded 4-H scholarships.
This year’s recipients are both from Monroe and both from the same 4-H club, The Mustang Clovers. They will each receive a $500 scholarship awarded by the Jasper County Youth Committee and Iowa State University Extension & Outreach of Jasper County.
Tyler Espenshied is a nine-year 4-H member who has been successful in the ag & natural resource division of 4-H, especially in the area of cattle & swine and also has entered exhibits in the static exhibit building. His plans are to attend ISU in the fall to receive a major in agriculture business and a minor in animal science.
Hayley Konek is a nine-year 4-H member who has experienced success with in the equine area of the ag & natural resource division of 4-H on the county level, and has advanced to the top 15 at the Iowa State Fair Cowgirl Queen Contest, three years in a row. Hayley plans to attend ISU and major in business/accounting. Both students have demonstrated excellent citizenship, leadership and communication skills.